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Teenage girl swims for help after rowing mishap

A teenage girl swam for help after a group of rowing club members got into trouble on Wellington Harbour last night.

Football: Dream comes true for Boyd

Football: Dream comes true for Boyd

All Tyler Boyd has ever wanted was to become a professional footballer. Today his dream came true when he signed a three-year professional contract with the Wellington Phoenix.

Almost half of NZ skips breakfast: survey

Almost half of NZ skips breakfast: survey

A new study has revealed nearly half of all Kiwis skip breakfast because of their busy lifestyles.

Interview with father still sought after boy's death

Police are still waiting to interview the man whose son drowned after his car rolled into a pond at Hokitika more than a month ago.

Weekly bus strikes after talks fail

 Auckland commuters are under renewed threat of disruption after bus drivers voted today to hold all-day strikes every Monday for the next eight weeks.

18 months jail for Christchurch thefts

18 months jail for Christchurch thefts

A drug addict who stole hundreds of dollars from charity donation boxes, including public appeals for poppies and earthquake disaster relief, has been jailed for 18 months.

Indecent assaults may be linked: police

Indecent assaults may be linked: police

A man who crept into a house and indecently assaulted a young girl in her bedroom is suspected of getting away with a similar crime in the same area more than a year ago.

Welfare reforms introduced

Welfare reforms introduced

Legislation introducing an "investment approach" to welfare has been signed off by the Cabinet and will go before a select committee after its first reading in Parliament this month.

Missing man happiest when he was at sea

A man whose 60-year-old son drowned at sea said he 'lived for fishing'' and was happiest whenever he was out on the ocean.

Rugby: Greyling penalty compounds appalling attack

Rugby: Greyling penalty compounds appalling attack

OPINION: Dean Greyling's flying attack at Richie McCaw's unprotected head was bad enough, but unfortunately the madness hasn't ended there.

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